About Us

Vision Research Park (VRP) is contract research/consulting company located in Berthold, ND. We have a 32 acre research farm ½ mile south of Berthold, ND, plus will travel across north central and northwest North Dakota to conduct all types of crop research.

VRP Staff

Terry Gregoire is the director at Vision Research Park. Terry was raised on a farm near Grand Forks and received his degrees in Agronomy from NDSU. His work experience includes Extension county agent experiences in Barnes and Emmens counties, product research development specialist for Ansul and Extension crop production specialist in NE ND for 31 years.

Ryan Peterson is the Research Agronomist at Vision Research Park. Ryan received his B.S. and M.S. degrees in soil science at NDSU and did additional graduate work at Iowa State University. His work experience includes 3.5 years as an agronomist in western and eastern North Dakota and 3.5 years as an agronomist/grain buyer for Busch Agricultural Resources.

Jay Hansen brings 25 years of farm experience to the Vision staff, in addition to many years operating custom application equipment.

Kyle Effertz has worked in research for seven years prior to coming to Vision. He has extensive knowledge in ARM software and data management applications.

John Hvidsten, Research Assistant/Lab Coordinator, is a Retired Master Sergeant from the USAF. He brings the same dedication, organization and management to our lab as he did in the Nuclear Surety world while serving in the USAF.